Oscars 2018: Watch Sufjan Stevens perform Oscar-nominated song 'Mystery of Love' from Call Me By Your Name

He was joined by St. Vincent, Moses Sumney, Chris Thile, Casey Foubert, and James McAlister


Clarisse Loughrey
Monday 05 March 2018 03:44 GMT
Oscars 2018: Sufjan Stevens performs song 'Mystery of Love' from Call Me By Your Name

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Sufjan Stevens took to the stage to perform a haunting rendition of his track "Mystery of Love" at the 2018 Oscars, as featured in Luca Guadagnino's Call Me By Your Name.

He was flanked by a band of accomplished musicians: St. Vincent, Moses Sumney, Chris Thile, alongside frequent Sufjan collaborators Casey Foubert and James McAlister.

The artist's released nine studio albums and a string singles and collaborations, via his own label Asthmatic Kitty, over the past 17 years.

Interestingly, he'd offered an original track titled "Tonya Harding" to the producers of I, Tonya, but was rejected. The track was instead released separately, unrelated to the film, via Asthmatic Kitty Records' YouTube channel.

The night also featured performances from Mary J. Blige, singing "Mighty River" from Mudbound; alongside Miguel and Gael Garcia Bernal, singing "Remember Me" from Coco.

Still to come are performances by Common and Andra Day, performing "Stand Up for Something" from Marshall; with Keala Settle performing "This is Me" from The Greatest Showman.

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